Class of 1973

Welcome, Class of 1973, to your Reunion information page!

Here, you'll find everything you need to know about your 50th class reunion, taking place during Alumni Weekend 2023, April 14 - 16.

Every five years, your class comes back home to the Homewood campus to meet with old friends, enjoy good food, revel in social, cultural and academic events, and make new memories. Come back to Baltimore April 14 - 16, 2023 and celebrate this milestone with us!


Alumni Weekend 2023 Class Events

Saturday, April 15, 2023

Class of 1973 - The Latest News from the James Webb Space Telescope
10:15 – 11:15am ET
Gilman 50

50th Reunion Class Seating at the Homecoming Lacrosse Game
2 – 4pm ET
Homewood Field

50th Reunion Memorial Service
6 – 6:30pm ET
Bloomberg Center for Physics and Astronomy Auditorium

50th Reunion Class Dinner
6:30 – 9:30pm ET
Bloomberg Center for Physics and Astronomy

See Who's Coming!

Reunion Committee

Interested in getting involved with your reunion committee? We would love to have you! Please email and we will connect you with the staff liaisons who are working with your class.

Class Gift

Every gift you make shows the strength of our community and solidifies our standing in U.S. News and World Report's undergraduate rankings as a top 10 institution - 7th to be exact..

Your gift empowers our students, faculty, staff, and fellow alumni to become the best leaders, researchers, innovators, and change agents they can be. Make a gift in honor of your class reunion today! 

1973 - What a year to remember!

President & VP: Richard Nixon, Spiro T. Agnew, later: Gerald Ford 
Popular Films: Westworld; The Exorcist; American Graffiti; The Sting; Soylent Green; Papillon; Serpico; Don’t Look Now; Mean Streets;  Paper Moon 
Cost of Gas: $0.39; Bread: $0.27; Milk: $1.36; Car: $3,200; House: $45,250
Average Income: $8,060 
US Population:  211.9 Million 
Popular Songs: “Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree” by Tony Orlando and Dawn; “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown” by Jim Croce; “Killing Me Softly with His Song” by Roberta Flack; “Let’s Get It On” by Marvin Gaye;“My Love” by Paul McCartney & Wings; “Why Me” by Kris Kristofferson; “Crocodile Rock” by Elton John   
Popular TV Shows: “All in the Family”; “The Waltons”; “Sanford and Son”; “M*A*S*H”; ”Hawaii Five-O”; “Maude” 
Baby Names: Jennifer, Amy, Michelle, Kimberly, Lisa, Michael, Christopher, Jason, James, David  
Sports: The Miami Dolphins were the Super Bowl champs, the Oakland Athletics won the World Series, and the Montreal Canadiens clinched the Stanley Cup 
Other Notable Events: The U.S. ended its involvement in the Vietnam War with the signing of the Paris Peace Accords; Secretariat won the Triple Crown, becoming the first horse since Citation in 1948 to achieve this; the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Roe v. Wade; and the Sydney Opera House opened.

Got Questions?

We’ve got answers. We want to make attending Alumni Weekend 2023, April 14 - 16 as easy as possible. Let us know if you have any questions. Send an email to or call 410-516-5185.


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